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171 resources with the keyterm newspaper

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Who Am I?

For Students 4th - 9th
Your budding journalists need to understand the five W's for writing a news story. They read a story, complete several graphic organizers to help them organize and write their article, and then use a self-assessment worksheet to edit and...
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Poetry Slam!

For Teachers 3rd - 12th
Create poems without writing! Young poets create poems using words cut from newspapers, read their poems aloud, and compile them in a book. This lesson allows the teacher to view each learner's creative process and assess their current...
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Writing Newsletters!

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
A reading of Gail Gibbons’ Deadline! leads to a discussion of the differences between newspapers and newsletters. Class members then choose a favorite topic and create the front page for their own newsletter.
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Newsinary

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students find 26 words they don't know in the newspaper (one for each letter of the alphabet) and learn more about them. They create index flash cards with definitions and write a sentence using each new word.
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This Is America! Flag Collage

For Teachers K - 12th
In a visual essay of their thoughts about "What America Means to Me," kids of any age can create a collage about their country. Originally intended to be created physically, learners could share their projects online by using an...
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A Better Class of Journal-ists

For Teachers 1st - 12th
Young academics create a current events journal by skimming newspapers for articles that fit defined guidelines for informational texts. After cutting out two articles each week to add to their journals, they write a brief description of...
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Language Arts Lesson Plan

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students use a variety of synonyms to write headlines and articles that resemble a model article.
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Johannes Gutenberg and the Printing Press

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students use library or online resources to create time lines on the life of Johannes Gutenberg and tell the impact his invention, the printing press, had on the development of newspapers.
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Cutting Costs With Coupons.

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Students clip coupons for food items, create a menu using those items, and add up the total savings. They correctly calculate the total amount of money that would be saved if they used the coupons.
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"Me" Resource

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Learners elucidate themselves by writing up to six entries in different formats. Some formatting choices include a dictionary, encyclopedia, or atlas entry, a magazine article, a newspaper article, and a table of contents. Some...
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Fact vs. Opinion (Part II)

For Teachers 6th - 8th
How can you tell the difference between fact and opinion? Using newspapers, learners determine which articles contain statements of fact, and which articles reflect the writer's opinion. The lesson plan includes a discussion format and a...
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How to Analyze the News

For Teachers 5th - 12th
Teach kids how to watch television, specifically the news, with this creative idea for learners of all ages from the Media Awareness Network. The elementary school plan focuses on presenting news as a story and uses Jon Scieszka's story...
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Lesson 11 - Reading

For Teachers 7th - 10th
Give your class some experience with want ads in this reading exercise. After reading eight different want ads for various jobs, young editors choose which information is necessary and unnecessary. This lesson would be a great addition...
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The Newspaper Front Page

For Teachers 7th - 10th
Hot off the presses! A perfect instructional activity idea for a journalism class or even a language arts class looking to incorporate some informational texts. Young writers analyze the front pages of various newspapers to determine the...
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Bias and Crime in Media

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Critical thinking and social justice are central themes for this resource on bias and crime in media. The class views and discusses an incisive PSA that highlights assumptions based on race. Small groups read newspaper opinion pieces...
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Fact versus Opinion

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Part of a series aimed at breaking down cultural bias from the Canadian Media Awareness Network, this activity identifies where opinions do and don't belong in a newspaper. Pupils review handouts about the purpose of editorial comments...
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Dragonwings: Chapters 10-12

For Teachers 5th - 7th
Read and define new vocabulary words with your class, then read the final chapters of Dragonwings. They choose a writing activity to complete and then share it with the class. They also work in groups to complete a newspaper relating to...
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Student Newspaper Project

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Writing teaches us so much. One can identify the many characteristics of a newspaper, use the Internet to gather information, and communicate with others. Primary students create a class newspaper for publishing and dispersal.
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The Scoop Through Desktop Publication

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Drafting, revising, and editing is all apart of the publishing process. Using a series of documents as inspiration, young journalists compose a class Newspaper. They work independently and in groups to publish their own articles.
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Teach21 Lesson: News You Can Use, Lesson 8/35

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Help your young journalists get the scoop with this lesson, which guides students through writing an article. Using a model article from the local paper, students decipher the elements of an article and process to write their own...
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What's Black and White and Read Later?

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students work cooperatively to research important events or "lasting news" from the year they were born. They complete a WebQuest and write a newspaper based on the research.
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Radio News

For Teachers 7th - 10th
Part of a larger unit from the Media Awareness Network on media literacy, this particular lesson plan focuses on the medium of news radio. Small groups participate in discussions on their radio listening habits as well as the...
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News Quiz | July 29, 2011

For Students 10th - 12th
Kids are asked to first see what they know about news events from July 29, 2011. They are then asked to scan the paper and answer five questions. A good way to keep up on the daily news. 
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News Quiz | Aug. 18, 2011

For Students 10th - 12th
Take the time to review the daily news with your class. They can peruse the August 18, 2011 edition of the New York Times, before answering a five-question quiz. Current events, check!